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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Melbourne (MEB)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Melbourne (Los Angeles International Airport – Essendon Airport) is 7920 miles / 12746 kilometers / 6882 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 15 hours 29 minutes.

Los Angeles – Melbourne

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7920
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12746
Kilometers
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6882
Nautical miles

How far is Melbourne from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7919.825 miles
  • 12745.723 kilometers
  • 6882.140 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 7926.069 miles
  • 12755.772 kilometers
  • 6887.566 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles to Melbourne is 15 hours 29 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Melbourne is 18 hours. Melbourne is 18 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles time to Melbourne time converter

Time in Los Angeles: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Melbourne: 00:00

Current local times

Los Angeles, CA

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Melbourne

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne generates about 987 kg of CO2 per passenger, 987 kilograms is equal to 2 175 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Essendon Airport (MEB).

Airport information

Origin Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W
Destination Essendon Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEB
ICAO Code: YMEN
Coordinates: 37°43′41″S, 144°54′7″E